February 2009

rainforestThe Green Tip of the Day archive for February, 2009 including tips on having a green Valentine’s Day to using low VOC paint. The month was only the second month of the archive, so things get better as they go along. To follow for the current Green Tip of the Day, you can follow me on Twitter today.

2/1/09 Green Tip of the Day: Buying items in bulk will cut down the amount of packaging you throw away.

2/2/09 Green Tip of the Day: To save trees, carefully think each time before you select the print button.

2/3/09 Green Tip of the Day: Use reusable batteries instead of regular batteries to be a little bit greener.

2/4/09 Green Tip of the Day: Instead of cut flowers give a potted flower for Valentine’s day & let it grow.

2/5/09 Green Tip of the Day: Instead of wrapping each gift for your Valentine invest in a reusable tote bag.

2/6/09 Green Tip of the Day: E-cards are great to cut down on paper & get a card to your Valentine on time.

2/7/09 Green Tip of the Day: Go Green and ORGANIC Valentine’s Day with organic chocolate!

2/8/09 Green Tip of the Day: Cook an organic vegetarian meal, it will taste amazing & be great for you!

2/9/09 Green Tip of the Day: E-cards are a great way to cut down on paper & get a card to your Valentine.

2/10/09 Green Tip of the Day: If you decide on wrapping paper for V-day ensure its 100% POSTconsumer recycle.

2/11/09 Green Tip of the Day: Next time you need a new shirt, try one made of bamboo, a renewable resource!

2/12/09 Green Tip of the Day: Switch from bottled water to filtered tap to save money & reduce plastic use.

2/13/09 Green Tip of the Day: Go green on Valentine’s day & realize the commercialization of the day

2/14/09 Green Tip of the Day: Don’t forget to recycle all of your Valentine’s day cards and wrapping paper!

2/15/09 Green Tip of the Day: Switch to soap nuts & reduce exposure to harmful laundry detergent chemicals.

2/16/09 Green Tip of the Day: Always remember your resuable shopping totes when going to the grocery store!

2/17/09 Green Tip of the Day: When renovating consider a low VOC paint which is better for you & the earth!

2/18/09 Green Tip of the Day: Start your morning greener with organic coffee.

2/19/09 Green Tip of the Day: Make a little extra money by recycling! http://www.terracycle.net/

2/20/09 Green Tip of the Day: Spread the word to 1 friend a day about Earth Hour on 3/28/09 830pm-930pm.

2/21/09 Green Tip of the Day: Use natural detergent & fabric softener-soap nuts!

2/22/09 Green Tip of the Day: Its time to sign up w/ your local farm to join their CSA www.localharvest.org

2/23/09 Green Tip of the Day: Replace your old bad for you chapstick with organic chapstick from http://www.ecolips.com

2/24/09 Green Tip of the Day: Find someone to carpool to work & save on the carbon footprint for the commute.

2/25/09 Green Tip of the Day: Remove snow tires once the snow is gone to burn less gas and save money!

2/26/09 Green Tip of the Day: For more unique business cards using less paper use minicards www.moo.com

2/27/09 Green Tip of the Day: Eliminate paper towels in your life and replace them with reusable paper towels!

2/28/09 Green Tip of the Day: Instead of printing out your documents save them to a flash drive & save paper.

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